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Author tour: Kajsa Ekis Ekman
Kajsa Ekis Ekman, author of Being and Being Bought: Prostitution, Surrogacy and the Split Self is coming to Australia!
She's giving a keynote at the Sydney Opera Houses's 'Festival of Dangerous Ideas' on August 30. Her sold-out talk is titled 'Surrogacy is Child Trafficking', but don't worry if you didn't get tickets - you can follow the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #FODI or check out the 'Ideas at the House' YouTube channel for live-streaming!
Kajsa will also be a panelist on ABC's Q&A, alongside Kay Hymowitz, Lydia Cacho, and Jane Caro. Tune in Monday September 1, 9.35pm ABC, the episode will be repeated Tuesday 1pm or can be watched on ABC iView.
And if you're in Melbourne, Kajsa will be attending two very special events.
She'll be in conversation with Caroline Norma (Big Porn Inc contributor) at RMIT University on September 3, 5.30 pm – 8.00 pm in the Emily MacPherson Building (Building 13, Level 3, Room 9 - corner of Russell and Victoria Streets, Melbourne). This is a free event, and no RSVP is required. Details here.
Kajsa will also be giving a very special talk to The Pink Cross Foundation Australia on September 4, at the St-Martins Community Church (415 Wellington St Collingwood) 7-9pm. Kajsa will be discussing the 'Nordic Model sex industry law reform: decriminalise prostitution and restrict purchasers'. Bookings for this event are essential, and can be made here.
Tune in to the September 9 episode of SBS 'Insight', when they tackle the topic of surrogacy and invite Kajsa to speak. The episode will air on SBS ONE Tuesday, September 9 at 8:30pm and will be repeated on Wednesday at 1:00pm on SBS ONE.